After a gap of nine years, actress Simone Singh is all set to make a comeback on daily soap with thriller-drama Ek Hasina Thi.
The 39-year-old Heena actress will be playing a role of
a Kolkata-based powerful businesswoman and a mother in the TV
"I took a break because television suddenly became daily
television where shootings would go on for months or so
without any gap, so it becomes difficult to give time to your
family," Singh told PTI.
On Star Plus' new show, Simone, who is known for playing
girl-next-door roles, will be portraying a negative role for
the first time.
"It is a unique character as Sakshi is on one hand
strong-headed and powerful business woman whom no one
challenges and on the other hand she is a doting mother.
Sakshi doesn't have no in her dictionary, people do as and
what she wants. They are puppets in her hand," she said.
Simone has again teamed up with her Kasshish co-star
Ayub Khan for the show and the actress said she finds him an
"He is like a big brother on the sets, a very warm and
helpful person. It was wonderful working with him after so
many years," she said.
Set in Kolkata, Ek Hasina Thi will chronicle the story
of a woman named Durga (played by Sanjeeda Sheikh) seeking
justice for a crime committed in the past.
"The vital points of the plot is that it is Durga's story
of seeking justice when society and law failed her and the
clash between Durga and Sakshi and what comes out of it,"
The show will be aired from April 14.